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First medical scheme drop-off of paying members in 12 years

South Africa battles health burden from both infectious and non-communicable diseases

(The beginning of the end? We called it – see this article: http://bit.ly/2dpPth2 – ED) The medical scheme industry has delivered negative growth in the number of beneficiaries‚ its first since 2004‚ the Council for Medical Schemes annual report for 2015-2016 shows. http://bit.ly/2ewHwnK South Africa had 83 medical schemes in ...

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Gap Cover: Everything you need to know

Surgeons operating

What is Gap Cover? Gap Cover is a relatively cheap way of meeting shortfalls in what your medical scheme pays out for your medical bills. This can be utilized when being treated in hospital – to cover procedure shortfalls and co-payments, as well as used to cover your day-today medical ...

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